How to Remove “Qprocess.exe”

Qprocess.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Query Process Utility and it belongs to the Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of qprocess.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by qprocess.exe ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the qprocess.exe file and open its location

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32 folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 25 October 2011 at 1:17 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable ccc7e46f393d0463
8b94b3ee428297ce
450711d5
a9ca945dbca7fec7
d066c45c6e23cc22
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Greece N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable dd2ae8e06220f65f
60e44f4b55dffe27
148aa862
e71c9bc764f580d6
872e0613e26417a1
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
197.33.232.31/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable c7dabacc98e67446
96a56571d23f5ba3
86846ea5
330111762465a6fe
fe4c551fc0660b40
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
India N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 42bccd49e789fc17
fcb8e35511fe81f3
c2ac9724
9f88b7649cb46407
c8675a237a3ae556
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
United Arab Emirates N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 August 2008 at 2:06 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4ccafa28a56b146e
43f6939ce408f9a9
75480113
6b760ae48245485d
5058260203cda1c8
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 519095b979444400
f1967863b3ed4131
7ed23bd0
828e4f3624a32497
3df786f144cac4ce
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
10.224.1.115/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 30ef1def5fa087c7
e995d5f25a639598
d8d4f577
a7ca60bb6171b342
f3304bfc5bc7b66c
No 6.2.9200.1
6384
(win8_rtm.
120725-124
7)
6.2.9200.1
6384
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 519095b979444400
f1967863b3ed4131
7ed23bd0
828e4f3624a32497
3df786f144cac4ce
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Internal Submission
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